If you haven't been to the wholesaler in a while, you might be surprised to learn that
Costco is a huge purveyor of organic snacks and under-the-radar foods. While the chain has a reputation for selling enormous packages of chips and cookies, huge bundles of toilet paper, and, yes, giant stuffed bears, it's also up on the latest trendy eats, too.
Whether you're a twentysomething shopping for yourself or you have a big family to feed, Costco has food options to fit your needs. Many of its snacks are sold in individual packages, so you don't have to worry about finishing, say, a giant container of perishable food before it expires. (Though if you are shopping for a larger group, you should definitely check out Costco's organic produce selection.) Ahead we rounded up some of the best foods available at Costco warehouses and on Costco.com — the cost of that membership just got
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Kirkland Signature Artichoke Hearts
If you're putting out a cheese platter, don't sleep on these Costco artichoke hearts. They make the perfect addition to any appetizer platter you might be serving.
More Read More Telula Organic Juice Blend These juices pack tons of fruits and veggies, and they're really tasty, too. More Amy's Organic Beans & Rice Burrito Frozen foods are one of the smartest Costco buys since they won't go bad as quickly. And these burritos are perfect for days you just don't want to cook. More Universal Bakery Organic Aussie Bites These are the healthy snacks you always say you'll make at home but never have the time to. More Mamma Chia Organic Chia Squeeze You'll feel like a kid again with these snack pouches. More Pure Organic Fruit & Nut Bars These delicious bars are available at certain Costco stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. More Kirkland Signature Organic Virgin Coconut Oil You already use it for everything, so why not buy coconut oil in bulk? More Namaste Gluten-Free Brownie Mix You don't have to go to a specialty store to find tasty gluten-free treats. More Starbucks Hot Cocoa You'll never need to buy hot chocolate packets again, thanks to this giant tub. More Toosum Bites Oatmeal Bars Costco's snack bar choices are plentiful, and these come in several different flavors. More Le Chef Patissier Grande Galette French Butter Cookies No one will guess that you got these fancy treats from Costco. More Bare Organic Apple Chips These apple chips are au naturel with no added sugar and the perfect crunch. More Mayorga Organic Café Cubano Whole Bean Coffee If you haven't smelled this coffee, it's amazing — and you can pick it up on your next Costco run. More Made In Nature Organic Fusion Blend These dried fruit snacks are perfect for taking on-the-go. More Corazonas Heartbar Oatmeal Squares These bars are a delicious way to sneak some fiber into your diet. More Drink Maple Organic Pure Maple Water If you're bored of coconut water, you can get maple water at Costco. More Kirkland Signature Shredded Parmigiano Reggiano Why pay more for fancy shredded Parmesan when the Kirkland version is perfectly good? More Sierra Nevada 4-Way IPA 24-pack of 12-oz. bottles Shopping at Costco makes throwing a party so much easier. More Legal Sea Foods King Crab & Sweet Corn Chowder If you don't live near a Legal Sea Foods location, you can still get a taste of the restaurant's soup at Costco. More Horizon Organic Lowfat Chocolate Milk You're never too old to pack a little chocolate milk with your lunch. Who can resist that cute cow? More Pirate's Booty Aged White Cheddar Snack Packs You don't have to be a kid to enjoy this classic treat. More Mini Babybel Original Cheese These individually-wrapped cheeses are the perfect addition to a packed lunch. More Kirkland Signature Sahale Snacks Pecan Cashew Nut Crisp If you prefer a little bit of sweetness when eating nuts, Sahale Snacks are a delicious solution. This mix blends cinnamon apples and cherries with pecans and cashews for a satisfying treat. More Harvested For You Organic Raw Shelled Pumpkin Seeds Dried fruits, nuts, and seeds are some of the best hidden gems at Costco — try these pumpkin seeds to get into the spirit of the fall season. More Pocky Chocolate Biscuit Sticks Who knew you could pick up a 12-pack of Pocky pouches on your next Costco run? More Coco-Roon Organic Brownie Super Cookies These treats are so tasty, you won't believe they're gluten-free and vegan, too. They're perfect for sharing with your food-sensitive friends. More Nature Nate's Raw & Unfiltered Honey You won't have to worry about buying honey again for a long time with this 44-oz bottle. More Kirkland Signature French Brie Why travel to the fancy cheese store when you can get imported brie at Costco? More Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut Bars You won't need to put granola bars on your grocery list for weeks after buying these at Costco — they're sold in a box of 48. More Fiber One Chocolate Fudge Brownies If you love Fiber One bars, you'll be happy to know you can get a 28-pack at Costco. More Terra Mediterranean Chips You can find these vegetable chips at plenty of grocery stores, but Costco has party-size bags. More
Kirkland Signature Organic Creamy Peanut Butter If you're always running out of peanut butter, maybe it's time to invest in a Costco-sized jar. Photo: Courtesy of Costco Wholesale. More Crazy Cuizine Mandarin Orange Chicken If you're hosting a party, pre-made appetizers can be a lifesaver. These chicken bites are delicious and won't break the bank. More The Cheesecake Factory If you love cheesecake (or don't live near a Cheesecake Factory), you'll be thrilled to know you can get a 9" cheesecake in Costco's frozen section. More Aidell's Chicken & Apple Sausage Costco's 3-lb sausage package is enough to feed even the biggest dinner party. More San Pellegrino Sparkling Fruit Variety Pack If you can't get enough of San Pellegrino's fruity goodness, you'll have enough for weeks with this 24-can package. More Multigrain Tortilla Chips This brand's name says it all AND delivers on it. More GT's Enlightened Organic Raw Kombucha The "enlightened" version of GT's kombucha includes probiotics and comes in a variety of flavors. At Costco, you can buy six 16-ounce bottles of the gingerade version for $14.99. More Calbee Snapea Crisps If you're looking for a potato chip alternative, these pea crisps hit the spot. More Chobani Greek Yogurt Assortment Who knew Costco had such a great selection of Greek yogurt? Stock up on a variety pack of Chobani cups, and you'll be weekday-breakfast-ready. More Chewy Snack Bars Costco has a variety of on-the-go bars, and you really can't beat the prices. More Explore Asian Organic Edamame Spaghetti If you're looking for new takes on pasta, try this spaghetti, made from edamame. More Sheila G's Brownie Brittle All the chocolaty goodness of a brownie, now in a crispy cookie format. More GoodFoods Tableside Chunky Guacamole Store-bought guacamole can be hit or miss, but this one tastes super fresh. More
Fresh Blueberries Berries are one fresh food at Costco you don’t need a huge family to eat. Costco's berries come in relatively small packages, and during off-seasons, the prices are lower than what you'd find at regular grocery stores. Photo: Getty Images. More Chosen Foods 100% Pure Avocado Oil If you're bored of your usual olive oil routine, switch things up with avocado oil, which has a higher smoke point, perfect for high-heat cooking. The Costco price point is unbeatable, too — you can't go wrong with a 33.8 ounce bottle for just $9.69. More Tate's Bake Shop Chocolate Chip Cookies All the deliciousness of Tate's cookies — without the usual price tag. More Amy's Kitchen Organic Lentil Soup When you're in a pinch for dinner, these hearty soups are just the solution. More Beecher's Flagship Handmade Cheese Costco's cheese selection is one of the store's highlights, and Beecher's signature cheese is a great place to start. Aged 15 months, this semi-hard cheese is perfect for baking into mac and cheese or slicing to serve as part of a charcuterie platter. More Stretch Island Fruit Co. Fruit Strips Think of them as the grown-up version of fruit snacks. More Kashi Organic Promise Sprouted Grains Cereal Cereal often gets a bad rap, but this vegan version offers an impressive six grams of fiber per serving. More GimMe Organic Seaweed Rice Chips If you've been on the fence about trying seaweed, these chips just might make you take the plunge. More Brookside Dark Chocolate Cherry & Tahitian Vanilla Flavors Perfect for stashing in your snack drawer at work. More Belvita Cinnamon Brown Sugar Biscuits Breakfast to go. Done. More Lotus Bakery Biscoff Cookies Yes, these are THE speculoos cookies you get on Delta flights. More Kind Bars Nut & Spices Variety Pack You may already love Kind bars — but did you know you can get multiple varieties at Costco for way less than you'd pay at other stores? More Made In Nature Organic Mountain Gold Superfuel Blend This healthy dried fruit and seeds mix is the perfect grab-and-go snack for busy days. More BarkThins Dark Chocolate Almond With Sea Salt Snacking Chocolate Dark chocolate is already a foolproof snack, but adding almonds and sea salt? Genius. More Not Your Father's Root Beer Yes, this is alcoholic. Think of it as the adult way to enjoy your favorite childhood soda. More Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here? This Teen Tricked Her Friends By Making Up A Fake Starbucks Drink & We're LOLing The Easiest, Most Delicious Way To Enjoy Tomatoes This Summer Funnel Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches Are Making Our Childhood Dreams Come True